Ignacio and Meylin Mireles
Ignacio Mireles was born in Mexico and lived in Idaho and in Colorado most of his life. He attended Boise State University in Boise Idaho for his undergraduate studies. He worked for Target Corporation as an Executive for seven years before receiving his call to missions. Meylin Diaz was born in Nicaragua and attended World Harvest Ministries Bible Institute in Somoto Nicaragua. After graduation she worked with youth gangs in Somoto Nicaragua for about seven months and then God opened the doors for her to move to Ecuador as a full-time missionary in April 2008.
Ignacio and Meylin met in Ecuador while Meylin was serving as a full-time with Mark & Cheryl Shafer and Ignacio was leading short-term teams to Ecuador with CPE Inc. They fell in love and got married in June 2010. After their honeymoon they moved to Ecuador to serve full-time together. While in Ecuador they worked primary with rural indigenous communities in the jungle of Ecuador sharing the love of our Lord Jesus Christ and the good news of the Gospel. In May 2012 Ignacio and Meylin were called and reassigned to Peru where Ignacio served as President and as Executive Director of Inca Link Peru. They also continued leading short-term teams with CPE Inc. On July 25, 2015 while in the U.S. on furlough God gave them their beautiful daughter Michaiah.
As part of their next assignment the Mireles family has been called back to Ecuador to serve at Ninawachi Mission Institute in Huaticocha which is one of the communities where Ignacio and Meylin spent a major part of their time during their first assignment in Ecuador. Ignacio will serve as Administrator/Professor and Meylin will serve as Dean of Women.